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    I got an unconditional from UCL for Chemical Engineering

    The course is apparently inferior to others but its reputation is the opposite

    Which other universities and courses are "better" and is worth and possible to adjusting to?
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    Was your offer already unconditional? In which case you are not eligible for Adjustment. If it turned unconditional today and you exceeded the conditions then you are eligible.

    UCL is a great university. You clearly chose Chemical Engineering at UCL for a reason. With Adjustment you'd have less time to research your choices and there may be complications with sorting out accommodation. You may struggle to find something much better with spaces left.
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    UCL is a fantastic uni, and if you're happy with it then you don't have to use Adjustment. If you do want to, then there's no harm in ringing around, but as Zottula says there may be relatively few places left in Clearing that are any better.
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    (Original post by Origami Bullets)
    UCL is a fantastic uni, and if you're happy with it then you don't have to use Adjustment. If you do want to, then there's no harm in ringing around, but as Zottula says there may be relatively few places left in Clearing that are any better.
    (Original post by Zottula)
    Was your offer already unconditional? In which case you are not eligible for Adjustment. If it turned unconditional today and you exceeded the conditions then you are eligible.

    UCL is a great university. You clearly chose Chemical Engineering at UCL for a reason. With Adjustment you'd have less time to research your choices and there may be complications with sorting out accommodation. You may struggle to find something much better with spaces left.
    The offer was originally conditional

    How about adjustment, I thought they can take as much as the university likes
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    (Original post by EliteBoUni)
    Thank you for the replies



    The offer was originally conditional

    How about adjustment, I thought they can take as much as the university likes
    They can take as many as they like, but it doesn't mean that resources are infinite and there is a limit to rooming, staffing, facilities etc. All universities in adjustment will have a limit above which they can't physically go.
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    (Original post by carnationlilyrose)
    They can take as many as they like, but it doesn't mean that resources are infinite and there is a limit to rooming, staffing, facilities etc. All universities in adjustment will have a limit above which they can't physically go.
    What course do you think are "better"
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    (Original post by EliteBoUni)
    What course do you think are "better"
    I think the course you really want to do at the university you want to do it at is the best thing. I am not one to be swayed by league tables. They don't measure anything very accurately and they change like the weather. This thread may give you some idea why I hold that view:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1096372

    Many posters on TSR seem to believe that employers follow university league tables like football leagues and memorise all the relevant positions. I don't think that is so, but a lot of people find the idea comforting, since it gives some idea of 'certainty' in a world which the average 18 year old unsurprisingly finds a bit daunting.

    If you are considering giving up chemical engineering so easily for an unnamed course which you think is better, it might be a good idea to take a year out and consider what you really want. UCL is a very fine university. There won't be many universities conventionally described as 'better' entering adjustment anyway, but if you are having doubts, better to step back rather than waste time and money on something you don't want or clutch at the first thing somebody tells you is an improvement.

    Probably not what you want to hear.
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    You obviously chose UCL for a reason. Why are you having second thoughts? And remember, while one university might be good for one person, it could be all wrong for another.
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    (Original post by Coffeetime)
    You obviously chose UCL for a reason. Why are you having second thoughts? And remember, while one university might be good for one person, it could be all wrong for another.
    Yeah I had no choice, I was rejected by Cambridge
 
 
 
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